JPS5581499A - System for operating and dimming discharge lamp - Google Patents

System for operating and dimming discharge lamp

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Publication number
JPS5581499A
JPS5581499A JP15791979A JP15791979A JPS5581499A JP S5581499 A JPS5581499 A JP S5581499A JP 15791979 A JP15791979 A JP 15791979A JP 15791979 A JP15791979 A JP 15791979A JP S5581499 A JPS5581499 A JP S5581499A
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operating
system
discharge lamp
dimming discharge
dimming
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JP15791979A
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Esu Supiira Jiyoeru
Keepuueru Denisu
Jii Ruchiyaako Debitsudo
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Lutron Electronics Co
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H05ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05BELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05B41/00Circuit arrangements or apparatus for igniting or operating discharge lamps
    • H05B41/14Circuit arrangements
    • H05B41/36Controlling
    • H05B41/38Controlling the intensity of light
    • H05B41/39Controlling the intensity of light continuously
    • H05B41/392Controlling the intensity of light continuously using semiconductor devices, e.g. thyristor
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10S315/00Electric lamp and discharge devices: systems
    • Y10S315/04Dimming circuit for fluorescent lamps
JP15791979A 1978-12-05 1979-12-05 System for operating and dimming discharge lamp Pending JPS5581499A (en)

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US05966601 US4207497A (en) 1978-12-05 1978-12-05 Ballast structure for central high frequency dimming apparatus

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JPS5581499A true true JPS5581499A (en) 1980-06-19

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